About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

All of our e-mails are archived here.

Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

food 28 Aug 2014

Kate Neuhaus on a few outstanding food experiences.

culture 26 Aug 2014

Divya Rao Heffley on the reflected self.

culture 22 Aug 2014

Newsletter-editor Alexa Jaccarino shares a few other newsletters she loves.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.